Definitions for vernonia

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ironweed, vernonia(noun)

    any of various plants of the genus Vernonia of tropical and warm regions of especially North America that take their name from their loose heads of purple to rose flowers that quickly take on a rusty hue

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vernonia

    A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Members contain germacrane and sesquiterpene LACTONES.

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